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Dorothea Lange - Book Excerpts from Dorothea Lange: Grab a Hunk of Lightning

Excerpts from the book Dorothea Lange – Grab a Hunk of Lightening: Her Lifetime in Photography by Elizabeth Partridge reveal Lange's beginnings in photography and her final world travels.

Aug 20th, 2014 | 0 comments

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Dorothea Lange - Documenting the Dust Bowl Exodus

Dorothea Lange and her husband were the first to witness and to understand the causes of the huge migration to California in the 1930s: families were escaping the Dust Bowl.

Aug 13th, 2014 | 0 comments

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Dorothea Lange - Lange's Start in Photography

In 1919 at the age of 24, Dorothea Lange opened her own portrait studio in San Francisco, which was a success and simultaneously became a social gathering spot for artists.

Aug 11th, 2014 | 0 comments

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Dorothea Lange - Eye on The Great Depression and Sharecropping

Dorothea Lange's work documenting those struggling through the Great Depression, Dust Bowl and sharecropping system brought her into contact with resilient men and women, including one whom John Steinbeck modeled a character after in The Grapes of Wrath.

Aug 1st, 2014 | 0 comments

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Dorothea Lange - Lange's MoMA Exhibition

Curator John Szarkowsi and Lange prepare for her career retrospective at the Museum of Modern Art (MoMA). It would be the first exhibition the museum dedicated to a woman photographer and it would cover 25 years of her work.

Aug 1st, 2014 | 0 comments

Dorothea Lange - Dorothea Lange Biography with Photo Gallery

Dorothea Lange (1895-1965), best known for her iconic photograph representing the Great Depression, Migrant Mother, had a four-decade career that culminated in the first one-woman photography exhibition at the Museum of Modern Art. Learn about her life and work in this timeline and photo gallery.

Jul 31st, 2014 | 0 comments

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Dorothea Lange - Video: "Migrant Mother" Photo Series at the Library of Congress

Dyanna Taylor, director of Dorothea Lange: Grab a Hunk of Lightning, visits the Library of Congress to view its collection of her grandmother's photography.

Jul 7th, 2014 | 0 comments

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Dorothea Lange - Watch: Dorothea Lange: Grab a Hunk of Lightning

Migrant Mother is one of the most recognized and arresting images in the world, a portrait that came to represent America's Great Depression. Yet few know the story, struggles and profound body of work of the woman who created the portrait: Dorothea Lange. Watch a preview of Dorothea Lange: Grab a Hunk of Lightning., directed by Lange's granddaughter Dyanna Taylor.

Jun 24th, 2014 | 0 comments

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Tanaquil Le Clercq - Watch a Star Ballerina in Action

Watch ballerina "Tanny" (Tanaquil Le Clercq) in action in these five fantastic gifs showing her technique and flair. All footage is from performances she gave with the New York City Ballet.

Jun 5th, 2014 | 0 comments
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